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  Hazardous Weather Outlook

PLATTE COUNTY
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Platte County
Issued - April 19 2014 4:08 am CDT
Update - April 19, 2014 12:02pm CDT
Expires - April 19 6:15pm CDT

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
408 AM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN NEBRASKA
AND WESTERN IOWA.

• DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA WILL REACH THE VERY HIGH
FIRE DANGER CATEGORY THIS AFTERNOON AS TEMPERATURES APPROACH
80 DEGREES...GUSTY SOUTH WINDS PERSIST...AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES LOWER TO AROUND 35 PERCENT.

IN ADDITION...THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATER THIS AFTERNOON BUT
ESPECIALLY THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA. A
WEAKENING COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO MOVE INTO NORTHEAST NEBRASKA
THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE STALLING AS MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY
INCREASE AHEAD OF A DISTURBANCE LIFTING OUT OF THE SOUTHERN
PLAINS. A FEW STRONG STORMS COULD APPROACH SEVERE LIMITS WITH HAIL
AND GUSTY WINDS FOR SEVERAL HOURS LATE THIS AFTERNOON OR THIS
EVENING GENERALLY NEAR OR SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80 IN NEBRASKA.

• DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL REMAIN OVER MUCH OF THE AREA
SUNDAY...ESPECIALLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY NIGHT AS THE
DISTURBANCE MOVES ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS AND A REINFORCING
COLD FRONT PUSHES ACROSS THE AREA TOWARD AND INTO MONDAY MORNING.
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE AREA
TUESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY AS STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE
APPROACHES THE PLAINS. ALTHOUGH TIMING REMAINS SOMEWHAT
UNCERTAIN...IT DOES APPEAR AT LEAST STRONG OR EVEN SEVERE STORMS
WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR PART OF THAT TIME PERIOD...ESPECIALLY LATE WEDNESDAY
INTO MIDDAY THURSDAY.

• SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION SHOULD NOT BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON OR TONIGHT.

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